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Casablanca 1942 the year of the creation of one of the most historical movies known to date That movie Casablanca based on the play Everybody Wants to go to Ricks still captivates audiences around the world The setting of the movie is Casablanca Morocco during the second world war Casablanca is the jump off point to get to Spain and then to America but refugees must obtain a fairly costly exit Visa to get onto the plane In the middle of all this is Ricks cafe Ricks former love Ilsa comes to Casablanca on her way to America and discovers Rick to be a resident there The love triangle between Ilsa her husband Laszlo and Rick keeps the viewer in suspense until the very last minutes of the movie This movie contains all the factors that a make a movie a classic It has great performances by a top cast a flawless script story line and director and superb production techniques In addition it blends a raging love story with tormenting schemes which makes it one of the best Hollywood movies of all time Casablanca was never expected to be a large scale movie The script was written on a day to day basis even till the last few moments of the movie but despite all that it made it bigger than any other movie in its time The movie took place in 1942 and was based around world war II which in reality was taking place as they filmed It was because of the war that Rick and Ilsa were separated and this was an idea that was not so far fetched and something that the audience could identify with This was important because it captivated the audience and drew them in to see if Rick and Ilsas undying love would ever be reunited There are many classical quotes that were used in Casablanca some of which we still hear being
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